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2015 disasters in numbers

Source(s):  Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)

This infographic presents the disaster trends in 2015 linked to natural hazards. According to the analysis, there were 346 reported disasters in 2015, 22,773 people dead, 98.6 million people were affected by those disasters and US$66.5 billion of economic damages. The top five most disaster-hit countries were China (26), USA (22), India (19), Philippines (15) and Indonesia (11).



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  • 2015 disasters in numbers
  • Publication date 2016
  • Number of pages 2 p.

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